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Introduction to Drawing Systems 6‑Disc DVD Set
Barnstone Design Method on DVD
To further enhance your learning experience, purchase the accompanying workbook: Introduction to Drawing & Design
If you want to be a better designer or want to learn how to draw well, whatever your goals may be the content in the Barnstone Design Method DVDs will help you achieve them. The methods and principles taught are not readily available making this set an invaluable resource for the designer, artist and arts educators.
The Barnstone Digital packages follow the curriculum developed by Myron Barnstone to teach Drawing & Design. Mr. Barnstone’s Methods have proven to be successful over the past 30+ years in the amount of scholarship money awarded to students as well as the successful careers of a number of professional Artists, Architects, Educators & Designers.
Anyone wishing to purchase and study from the DVD sets is strongly encouraged to start with Drawing Lesson 1 and proceed through the material in order. Mr. Barnstone builds upon each previous lesson. The Figure Drawing and Color DVDs would be best studied after all the Drawing material. Included are projects to reinforce all concepts and best practices with a critique of the assignments in the following DVD.
Drawing DVD’s: The most comprehensive drawing & design course available anywhere. Take your time and repeat and review as necessary.
Lesson 1: 2 Dimensional Analysis of Bottle Designs
Basic language, principals & ideas will be explored that start the foundation of the Barnstone Method of Drawing & Design. Includes gesture drawing, line drawing & geometry of the bottle.
Lesson 2: The 2 Dimensional Still Life Arrangement
The previous lesson will be expanded to include a complete still life arrangement while exploring aerial perspective, Figure to ground relationships, line drawing and passage. The importance of objective self critique will be introduced.
Lesson 3: The Sphere in the Cube
Introducing the basic methodology in constructing a drawing that appears in the 3rd dimension.
Lesson 4: 3D Projection of Still Life
Incorporating the material covered in Lesson 3 to the bottle still life worked with in previous lessons.
Lesson 5: The Sphere in Value
Exploring value & light as it relates to a sphere. Introducing the concepts of vignette, aerial perspective and passage and how they are used in a value drawing.
Lesson 6: Value Zone System
A value system to organize space and enhance the illusion of depth in the picture plane is presented.
Lesson 7: The Golden Section specifically the Root 2 Rectangle
Overview of the Golden Section Geometry and how it relates to design and drawing.
Lesson 8: The Plant
A living object is introduced and explored as subject matter for applying the previous lessons.
Lesson 9: The Portrait and the geometry of the head
Introduction of the Geometry of the Head as it relates to drawing and design
Lesson 10: Dynamic Symmetry
Further exploration of the Geometric systems and Root Rectangles used in design and Art.
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I loved everything I watched. Myron is fantastic!
I am an art teacher. I use the course not only for my professional development but also will be purchasing some of the recommended texts for our school library. My hope is to create interdisciplinary art/ math projects.
My experience with Barnstone Studios has been great. I have learned so much and have improved my art as well as my students art. I have a great process and procedure now that make my students successful at drawing. Any more helpful notes or examples or more videos would be great.